Investigations

News Desk | The incarcerated ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif has approached the Islamabad High Court (IHC) and sought bail on medical grounds. This time around, the former PM through his counsel has included opinions of specialist doctors from Switzerland, the United States of America and the United Kingdom in the petition seeking release from jail […]

LAHORE (Dunya News) – National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Wednesday has devised a strategy for reference against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) senior leader Aleem Khan in connection with assets case. According to details, the investigation officers said that a supplementary reference will be filed against Aleem Khan if they won’t get reply from United Arab Emirates […]

LAHORE (Dunya News) – Lahore High Court (LHC) on Wednesday has approved bail of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Aleem Khan in assets beyond income and offshore company cases. According to details, the PTI leader has been directed to submit two surety bonds worth Rs1 million each. On the other hand, National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has […]

New York Supreme Court Judge Joel M. Cohen has ordered digital asset exchange Bitfinex and Tether Ltd. to submit documentation regarding the issuance of a loan and a line of credit. Tether Ltd., the issuer of the world’s most dominant stablecoin, USDT, had reportedly extended a line of credit to Bitfinex so that the exchange […]

BERLIN: German investigators swooped on the homes of wealthy individuals and financial firms on Wednesday in nationwide dawn raids, as part of a tax evasion investigation triggered by high-profile media leaks. Officials searched the homes of eight individuals, eleven banks or saving institutes and the offices of four tax consultants for “evidence of untaxed income” […]

BY ICIR AND ORDER PAPER Four companies, two with foreign ownership, that deal in importation of electronic and household appliances have exploited a defective import tariff waiver policy of Nigerian government and special forex allocation to manufacturers by Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to make billions of naira through fraudulent claims. One of the companies, […]

The Accountability Court resumed hearing in a reference pertaining to assets beyond means case filed against former Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Wednesday. Accountability Court Judge Justice Mohammad Bashir heard the case against the former finance minister wherein the co-accused Saeed Ahmed, former president National Bank of Pakistan (NBP), Naeem Mehmood and Mansoor Rizvi, the […]

LAHORE: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Wednesday disclosed to have devised a strategy for reference against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Aleem Khan who secured a bail by the Lahore High Court (LHC) in connection with assets beyond means case the same day. On February 6, Aleem was detained by the NAB while recording his statement in a […]

LOS ANGELES — A sentencing hearing was delayed Monday for the founder of Los Angeles charter school network Celerity Educational Group who admitted misappropriating $2.5 million in public-education funds and using the money for personal expenses. Vielka McFarlane pleaded guilty in January to a single felony count of conspiracy to misappropriate and embezzle public funds, […]

Subterfuge, deceit, bluff are all part of the same game.  That is a game meant to mislead and mis-direct whilst avoiding responsibility and the truth.  It takes practice and also a web to pursue the course and maintain that façade of innocence and bluff. The greater part in the higher echelons of this labour government […]

Joseph Muscat hasn’t saved a cent in the past four years. In fact, he’s got the exact same amount of savings in the bank — right down to the euro — as he had four years ago in 2014. But it isn’t just the same as it was four years ago. It’s been exactly the same […]

Yet, while foundation-backed nonprofit outlets have clear advantages over their commercial counterparts, they may never compensate for the market failure that’s afflicting journalism. As I present in my book America’s Battle for Media Democracy, commercial journalism’s deeply systemic problems call for structural alternatives, especially public models that do not depend on market forces. While journalism […]